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Eight faculty and staff conclude CETL Book Club featuring Ken Bain books

When: Feb 12, 2013 to Mar 12, 2013
Maria Cuzzo is facilitating a CETL Book Club on Ken Bain's work, with a focus on the teacher-student partnership for quality education.

Seven faculty and staff from diverse campus units and disciplines have been engaged with Maria Cuzzo (Professor Legal Studies, Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity Department, and CETL Director) in discussing the work of Ken Bain.  They include Eri Fujieda (Associate Professor of Sociology, Social Inquiry Department,  and Coordinator of Assessment), Ann Miller (Assistant Dean of Students - Leadership Development, Campus Life), Carolyn Caffrey Gardner (Assistant Professor, Writing and Library  Science Department), Lynn Goerdt (Assistant Professor of Social Work, Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity Department), RaLynn Schmalzried Schmidt, (Assistant Professor of Psychology,  Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity Department), Allen Shepard, (Senior Lecturer of English, Writing and Library Science Department), and Carol Knoble (International Student Advisor and World Student Association Advisor, Office of International Programs). 

 Following are the two books to be discussed:

  • Ken Bain's recent book What the Best College Students Do (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, August 2012) and
  • his previous well-received book What the Best College Teachers Do (Harvard University Press, August 2004).

Ken Bain is currently the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of History and Urban Education at the University of the District of Columbia.  

This club is scheduled to meet in the CETL Seminar Room in Swenson Hall - Room 2074 on the following four Tuesdays afternoons from 4:30 until 6:00 p.m.:  February 12, February 19, February 26 and March 12, 2013.  

Link to CETL Book Clubs for more opportunities this spring.

 

 

Event Contact: Emily Levings | 715-394-8548 | elevings{atuws}
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